Always remember that the most important thing in a good marriage is not happiness, but stability.
A man knows he is growing old because he begins to look like his father.
It is not true that people stop pursuing dreams because they grow old, they grow old because they stop pursuing dreams.
I don't believe in God, but I'm afraid of Him.
Between the covers of the books that no one had ever read again, in the old parchments damaged by dampness, a livid flower had prospered, and in the air that had been the purest and brightest in the house an unbearable smell of rotten memories floated.
Fiction was invented the day Jonas arrived home and told his wife that he was three days late because he had been swallowed by a whale.
She discovered with great delight that one does not love one's children just because they are one's children but because of the friendship formed while raising them.
If God hadn't rested on Sunday, He would have had time to finish the world.
What matters in life is not what happens to you but what you remember and how you remember it.
...human beings are not born once and for all on the day their mothers give birth to them, but...life obliges them over and over again to give birth to themselves.
The problem with marriage is that it ends every night after making love, and it must be rebuilt every morning before breakfast.
The heart's memory eliminates the bad and magnifies the good; and thanks to this artifice we manage to endure the burdens of the past.
The interpretation of our reality through patterns not our own, serves only to make us ever more unknown, ever less free, ever more solitary.
Nobody deserves your tears, but whoever deserves them will not make you cry.
No, not rich. I am a poor man with money, which is not the same thing.